As the most wonderful time of year fast approaches, some of us aren’t feeling all that festive. It’s not that we particularly lack holiday spirit: we just can’t seem to get in that festive mood. [Read more…] about Are You Going Through the Holiday Blues, or Is It Something Else?
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We all have off days where nothing seems to go right and it’s a struggle to keep negative thinking at bay. It can be tempting to resort to creative comforts like chocolate or a glass of wine at the end of a bad day, to make us feel better. Instead, let’s look at some quick and easy ways to lift your spirits and give yourself a feel-good boost – without resorting to unhealthy habits.
Tea has been used for centuries by our ancestors as a go-to antibiotic and herbal remedy. To this day, the Camellia Sinensis plant yields health benefits beyond a warm comfort on a cold morning. [Read more…] about How to Drink Tea for a Natural Mood Boost
Your body can benefit from healthy eating in a variety of ways. For starters, it can give you more energy and help you maintain a healthy weight. While most people understand why it’s important to eat nutritious meals, some don’t understand that making the right food choices can boost their mental health. This includes eating food that is rich in vitamins and minerals. Fortunately, there is great tasting food that can enhance your mental health and mitigate cognitive issues. Let’s look at several examples. [Read more…] about Boost Your Mental Health By Choosing the Right Types of Food
We know that there is a link between food and mental health, so the logical thing to do is to watch what we eat.
Some people binge eat when on a low, while some starve themselves. As is usually the case, finding a middle ground is the best thing to do.
When you feel that your mood is sliding down that slippery slope, grab some of this fast mood-boosting food. You’ll be doing yourself a favor and averting disaster.
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Having mood swings is nothing to laugh at, especially if they reach the level where your work and social interaction is affected. Some people – those who see things from the outside – may take mood swings lightly, thinking that the person suffering from those swings is just “having one of his fits”, or “it must be that time of the month”. They couldn’t be more wrong. Not only is it irritating, it is also downplaying the fact that the mood swings may have clinical basis.
If you suffer from mood swings, I’m sure you’re nodding your head in agreement.
So, how do we deal with mood swings? [Read more…] about How to Deal With Mood Swings